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Title Acute and chronic finger injuries in ball sports / Grégoire Chick, editor
Published Dordrecht : Springer, 2013
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Description 1 online resource (884 pages)
Series Sports and Traumatology
Sports and traumatology.
Contents Ball sports -- Functional anatomy -- Hand functional anatomy -- Examination of the injured hand -- Radiological investigations -- Severe Hand Injuries -- Management of hand and finger injuries -- Acute finger injuries -- Chronic finger injuries -- Small joints arthroscopy -- Complications associated with hand surgery -- Rehabilitation -- The disabled athlete in ball sports -- Opinions
Summary Neglected finger injuries may lead to chronic lesions that often have detrimental consequences for the practice of a ball sport, whether at a recreational level or at the top athlete level. The initial injury management is crucial. Depending on the type and the severity of the lesions, different people may get involved: the players themselves or their entourage, physiotherapists, club doctors, emergency physicians, family doctors, sports doctors or hand surgeons. Treatment is usually conservative: the long fingers require rapid mobilization to prevent stiffness and contrary to that, the thumb
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Print version record
Subject Fingers -- Wounds and injuries.
Sports injuries -- Treatment.
Ball games -- Health aspects.
Finger Injuries.
Athletic Injuries.
Form Electronic book
Author Chick, Grégoire, 1963-
ISBN 9782817803821
1299857981 (ebk)
9781299857988 (ebk)